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Posted on: February 19, 2019

Registration Open for Private Property Debris Removal (PPDR) Program

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The City of Panama City, in coordination with the Federal Emergency Management Agency (FEMA), launched a Private Property Debris Removal (PPDR) Program on February 25th, 2019 to assist private property owners in clearing Hurricane Michael-related debris f...

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Announcements
Posted on: March 12, 2019

"Last Pass" for Debris Collection Set to Begin May 10th

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The “Last Pass” for Hurricane Michael debris collection will begin on May 10, 2019 for residents of the City of Panama City.

Residents are asked to place all hurricane-generated debris by the roadside by May 10th. The effort to...

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Announcements
Posted on: April 17, 2019

Water Advisory issued for the Carl Gray Park Area

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The Florida Department of Health in Bay County conducts saltwater beach water quality monitoring in accordance with the Healthy Beaches Monitoring Program. Water samples are collected twice a month between March and October. The samples are analyzed for e...

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Announcements
Posted on: April 3, 2019

Rabies Alert Extended After Sixth Rabid Animal Identified in Bay Co. Since January

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A raccoon killed in the area between Laurie Avenue and Laird Circle in unincorporated Panama City Beach has tested positive for rabies. Rabies is a fatal viral infection of the nervous system that is transmitted from animal to animal or animal to ...

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Announcements
Posted on: March 1, 2019

JAWS Team Conducting Surveys at Marinas in Panama City

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Members of the Joint Agency In-Water Strike (JAWS) Team are conducting surveys at the St Andrews Marina, Panama City Marina and Snug Harbor. The team is using sonar mapping technology to assess the conditions and amount of debris in the marina basins afte...

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Announcements
Posted on: February 25, 2019

Twice-a-Week Garbage Pick-up to Resume Monday, MARCH 4TH

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The City of Panama City will resume twice-a-week garbage (blue cans) collection on Monday, March 4, 2019.

In order to resume collections, some changes were made to the collection schedule used prior to Hurricane Michael. Customers are encouraged to check t...

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Announcements
Posted on: January 30, 2019

Utility Billing Office Addressing High Water Bill Concerns

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We would like to share an update concerning damage to the City’s water meter system and the resulting high water bills.

Our water meter towers sustained damage from Hurricane Michael. We are currently using alternative methods to pull readings fr...

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Announcements
Posted on: January 24, 2019

FEMA to Conduct Damage Assessments in Special Flood Hazard Areas

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Beginning Monday, January 28th, the Federal Emergency Management Agency (FEMA) will be doing damage assessments for residents with property in a Special Flood Hazard Area (A, AE, and VE Zones) ONLY. The City of Panama City participates in the National Flo...

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Announcements
Posted on: January 8, 2019

Sign Up for Operation Clean Sweep!

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Operation Clean Sweep is a concentrated effort to help address and ensure the health and welfare of the citizens of Panama City as well as the aesthetic and environmental value of our community. The initiative is modeled after “Adopt-a-Highway&a...

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Announcements
Posted on: January 24, 2019

FEMA to Open Six Housing Sites in Panama City

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MESSAGE FROM MAYOR GREG BRUDNICKI

You may have noticed several properties, public and privately owned, around the city are being prepared as FEMA Housing Sites. There are six group sites within the city limits: Carver and Washington Drives, 205 Kraft Avenu...

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Announcements
Posted on: January 15, 2019

Firefighters Honored at Promotion and Awards Ceremony

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The Panama City Fire Department held a Promotion and Awards Ceremony on January 15, 2019.

Congratulations to Derek Wicker on his promotion from Firefighter to Engineer. Wicker will be responsible for several duties, including getting the crew to the incide...

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Announcements
Posted on: January 7, 2019

Remembering Retired Fire Chief Bobby Richardson

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It is with great sadness that the Panama City Fire Department announces the passing of Retired Panama City Fire Chief Bobby Richardson on January 5, 2019 at the age of 79.  Chief Richardson had an honorable career with the Panama City Fire Depart...

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Announcements
Posted on: January 1, 2019

Thank You: A Message From Your City Manager

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"It is during times of trial and crisis when true character is revealed. Certainly Hurricane Michael was a time of trial and crisis for our community and the City of Panama City. As we close this historic year, we want to thank so many who demonstrat...

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Announcements
Posted on: December 21, 2018

Federal Program Could Affect Renovations for Some Homeowners

City of Panama City property owners who’s significantly damaged homes or businesses are located within a floodplain should make sure that their insurance adjusters are aware and take this information into consideration when making payment assess...

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Posted on: November 29, 2018

Complete the Disaster Assistance Application Process; Submit Your Insurance Settlement Information

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TALLAHASSEE, Fla. – More than 20,700 Florida survivors recovering from Hurricane Michael haven’t completed the disaster assistance grant registration process because they have not reported their insurance settlements. In order to complete the registration...

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Announcements
Posted on: September 28, 2018

Backflow Prevention Device Inspection Deadline Extended Six Months

Update: Businesses that received a letter reminding them to provide the City's Utilities Department with an annual inspection of their water meter backflow prevention device have an additional six months to provide the report.

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Announcements
Posted on: October 30, 2018

Temporary Structures Permitted with Development Order and Permit

During the recovery period of Hurricane Michael, mobile homes, recreational vehicles and campers are allowed on individual lots within the city limits of the City of Panama City regardless of the zoning district.

The recovery period is up to twelve months ...

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Announcements
Posted on: October 17, 2018

Beware of Hurricane Related Scams

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Hurricane Michael slammed into Florida’s Panhandle, leaving a path of destruction that will take months to repair. As search and recovery efforts continue, Attorney General Pam Bondi is urging consumers to be wary of disaster-related scams and guard again...

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Announcements
Posted on: October 3, 2018

FDOT to Close Collegiate Drive South at U.S. 98 Intersection

Map shows Collegiate Drive South at U.S. 98 Intersection as closed.

The Florida Department of Transportation will close Collegiate Drive at the intersection of temporary U.S. 98 on Monday, October 8th for overhead bridge deck work. The closure will remain in place until Spring 2019.

Drivers can use Commodore Circle or nort...

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Announcements
Posted on: September 24, 2018

City of Panama City Welcomes New City Manager

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The City of Panama City is excited to welcome Mr. Mark McQueen as its new City Manager.

Mr. McQueen comes to the City after serving as the Commanding General of the United States Army Reserve’s 108th Training Command and as the Business Administrator for F...

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Announcements
Posted on: September 21, 2018

A.S.A.P. Raising Money to Build New Facility

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The After School Assistance Program (A.S.A.P.) is continuing to raise money to expand the program into a new facility located in the St. Andrews area at 1717 Flower Avenue.

A.S.A.P. needs to raise about $60,000 to pay for the 4,100 square foot building whi...

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Announcements
Posted on: September 10, 2018

City Receives Letter of Interest for Panama City Marina

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The City Commission of the City of Panama City has received an unsolicited proposal from the St. Joe Company to construct a hotel on the City’s downtown marina property.

In a letter to Mayor Greg Brudnicki and the City Commissioners, St. Joe’s President an...

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Announcements
Posted on: July 31, 2018

Half-Cent Surtax Project Plan

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Update:

The City Commission has awarded a bid to Trustmark Bank for a bank loan in the amount of $15.1 Million. The City will use the money to expedite badly needed infrastructure projects and use the City's portion of the referendum-adopted Sales Surtax t...

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Announcements
Posted on: April 10, 2018

City of Panama City Begins Cityworks Software Implementation

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The City of Panama City has hired Woolpert to implement its Cityworks software solution, which will promote internal and external communications and efficiencies.

The Utilities Department currently uses the Cityworks software. Extending and implementing th...

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Announcements
Posted on: February 21, 2018

Activate New Utility Services Online

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Customers now have the ability to establish Residential or Commerical utility accounts online without the need to come to City Hall. Complete the application and pay the deposit electronically and your ready to go....

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